Kuknoor is a small village in the South Indian state of Karnataka. The nearest major urban agglomeration is the city of Hubli at a distance of 107 km; the district headquarters of Koppal is 37 km away. Those with a keen sense of enthusiasm for South Indian architecture, temples as well as cuisine can visit this place.
Places to Stay
The nearest accessible place available for lodging is Hubli city. Some of the budget hotels worth giving a try are Ayodhya Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Naveen Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 500), Akshay Basant Residency Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800), Trupti International Hotel (Tariff – Rs. 800) and others.
The official language of the area is Kannada. Konkani is also spoken as the area is not too far away from Goa.
The important festivals of the region are Ugadi in March-April, Ganesh Chathurthi in August-September and Diwali in October-November.
Places of Interest
The village does not have much to offer in terms of tourism. A drive to the coast nearby, and every place appears to be a tourist destination. Some of the places which are worth a visit in nearby Hubli are Dandeli Wildlife Sanctuary, Anshi National Park (120km away from Hubli), Nrupatunga Betta and others.
How to Get There
Hubli Airport is the nearest airport at a distance of 110 km.
The Koppal Railway Station is located around 26 km away is the closest major railway station to the town.
Direct as well as via buses to the town are available from nearby towns and cities. It is mostly state-transport buses which indirectly cater to the needs of people. Private operators have also slowly joined the race, among whom SRS Travels is one. Buses to the village are available from Hubli as well as Koppal. Get online bus tickets to more than 4,000 destinations by logging on to TicketGoose.com, a leading bus booking website of India.